13 Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas


13 creepy Halloween makeup ideas that will make you the hit of your next Halloween party.

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Irish and Scottish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North America in the nineteenth century. Other western countries embraced the holiday in the late twentieth century including Ireland, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom as well as of Australia and New Zealand.

Furoshiki Gift Wrapping – Japanese Style

Learning Furoshiki (Basic wrap)

Furoshiki is a beautiful and environmentally conscious way of wrapping gifts for the holidays.


Place the cloth on an even, flat surface in the diamond shape.


Place an item in the center of the cloth.


Fold the top point over the item, Tucking it underneath that item. Fold the bottom point over the item. Note: The bottom point will be loose.


Bring the side points together over the center of the item, and tie them in a knot.

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Keitochan Says:


Furoshiki is an eco-friendly cloth wrapping, originating from the Japan. While it promotes caring for the environment and reducing waste, its a fun, creative way to gift wrap, grocery shopping or simply as decor. The technique is similar to origami; there is a wide variety of wrap styles to choose from.

Why furoshiki? It is reusable and multipurpose. Each year billions of plastic bags end up as litter;reusable bags, such as furoshiki can help reduce the impact to our environment. Its versatility allows you to wrap almost anything regardless of its shape or size. Source: japanesestyle.com


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Here’s another simple tip to make delicious food without letting fresh herbs go to waste. By freezing and preserving your fresh herbs and using them in your cooking later. GENIUS!! Just add the herbs and oil to ice cube trays.  Put them in the freezer and use as needed.

How to Freeze Fresh Herbs In Olive Oil

  1. Choose firm, fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, sage and oregano..
  2. If you wish, you can chop them fine. Or leave them in larger sprigs and leaves.
  3. Fill the ice cube tray with your chopped herbs.
  4. Pour the olive oil into each cube, leaving a little room at the top to expand when freezing.
  5. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and freeze overnight.
  6. Remove the frozen cubes and store in freezer containers or small bags.

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